HCPCS Code Details - G9798

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9798
Description

Long description:
Discharge(s) for ami between july 1 of the year prior measurement period to june 30 of the measurement period

Short description:
D/c ami btw 7/1-6/30 meas pd

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2020
Date added Added Jan 01, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

See also

  • HCPCS G9797 · Patient is not on a statin therapy

  • HCPCS G9799 · Patients with a medication dispensing event indicator of a history of asthma any time during the patient's history through the end of the measure period


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”